BOSTON — Massachusetts experienced a momentous Primary Election with the inaugural roll-out of vote-by-mail (VBM) and the first extended early voting period for a Primary Election. As a result, the Bay State saw record voter turn-out and participation. However, Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) observed significant confusion and recorded serious concerns surrounding VBM.
NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN, 4 September 2020 – UNICEF is leading efforts to procure and supply COVID-19 vaccines in what could possibly be the world’s largest and fastest ever procurement and supply of vaccines, as part of the global vaccine plan of the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX Facility) led by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
July 19, 2020, Washington D.C.– United Chinese Americans (UCA), a leading coalition of Chinese Americans, joins our nation in mourning the loss of a civil rights legend, an untiring champion for justice, and a dear friend to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities: Congressman John Lewis.
June 19, 2020, Boston, — Governor Charlie Baker today issued a proclamation declaring June 19, 2020 as “Juneteenth Independence Day” in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Celebrated each year on June 19th, Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and is an opportunity to reflect on the need to continue working toward racial […]
May 1, 2020, — Mr. Arthur Wong of Boston Chinatown passed away on April 26, 2020 at age 96. The funeral of Mr. Wong was held today at Deware Funeral Home in Quincy, Mass. Only eight people were allowed in the funeral home due to the COVID-19 pandemic related restrictions. Mr. Rich Wong, son of […]
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Boston, March 27, 2020, — 99 Ranch Market is partnering up with Shipt to make your shopping experience more efficient and convenient. This service is for you if you are someone who has trouble carrying all the heavy groceries, a shopper who needs emergency stockup of your favorite products, or you just want to stay at home […]
Boston, Feb. 21, 2020, — The Boston Chinese Musicians Association Youth Orchestra (BCMA Youth Orchestra), a non-profit performance arts organization, was founded in January 2019. It is an extension of the Boston Chinese Musicians Association (BCMA), (link http://bcma.us/index.html ). Both groups are dedicated to promoting the long lost sounds of traditional Chinese instruments and vocals. […]
Santa Barbara, California, Feb. 6, 2020, — With the backing of many U.S. private sector companies and foundations, Direct Relief today sent a major shipment of personal protective gear to Chinese hospitals at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, including 250,000 N95 masks and other requested items.
Boston, Jan. 28, 2020, — Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn has been in contact with the Boston Public Health Commission regarding prevention of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Below are some guidelines from the BPHC on how residents can prevent this virus. Councilor Flynn(left) and other elected officials at CCBA Chinese New Year Banquet.